Shkodra, 8 Arrested on Counterfeited Drinks Bust
Albanian Daily News
Published September 21, 2017
Some 8 people were arrested on Thursday by Shkodra police on grounds of counterfeited drinks production. Syrri Caku, 70, Fatjon Bushati, 29 and Sami Haxhija, 59 were arrested by the police while Xhevat Kasemi, 53 was declared wanted.
The above mentioned individuals in collaboration with each other as employees of ‘Briland” factory, administrated by Xhevat Kasemi, produced large quantity of counterfeit drinks and food products highly harmful for the people’s health.
Large quantities of counterfeited drinks were seized by the police in quality of material proof during their arrest.
Likewise 5 National Food Authority (NFA) employees, Hilmi Erkoçaj, 65, Abdyl Bajraktari, 52, Elvis Rraboshta, 32, Adnan Gradeci, 50, and Edmond Fortuzi, 65 were also arrested on grounds of omission of duty. Their action and non-action enabled the production on counterfeited drinks in large quantity in Kasemi’s factory.
The arrested individuals will now be charged with counterfeited drinks production, endangerment of people’s life and omission of duty.